Posts Tagged emergency preparedness

A Note from the Director

| OSHA, USF Safety Florida

Dear Reader, September is recognized as National Preparedness Month, a month in which brings about various weather-related hazards to our region. As we have learned in recent times, disasters wait for no one. It is a critical time for families and the small business community to plan for disasters now […]

Staying Ready: Hurricane Preparedness and your business

| OSHA, USF Safety Florida

We should consider ourselves very lucky here in Florida. So far, we have dodged several hurricanes since the start of this year’s season. Unfortunately, luck can only take us so far. Along with saving lives, emergency planning and preparation can be critical to expediting recovery efforts and is often the catalyst during an emergency response.

DrPH candidate Daniel Baker presents poster at APHA

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Daniel Baker, a USF College of Public Health (COPH)DrPH candidate in the advanced practice leadership program, was one of 10 poster presenters in the disaster preparedness category at the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) annual meeting, held in November in Philadelphia. Baker’s poster, “Implementation of Closed Point of Dispensing Sites […]

Public health research seeks to understand how natural disasters impact spread of Zika

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USF researchers explore explosion of Zika after the 2016 Ecuadorean earthquake and what it tells us about emergency preparedness On April 16, 2016, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the South American country of Ecuador. It was the most severe seismic event in nearly 40 years – killing roughly 700 people […]